The History of the Staley Family in Australia
Harold Staley BLYTH

Harold Staley BLYTH

Male 1891 - 1965  (73 years)    Has 16 ancestors and 3 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Harold Staley BLYTH 
    Relationshipwith Sidney Ernest MARTIN
    Born 7 May 1891  Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1965  Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 24 Feb 1965  Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Siblings
    1. Ethel Clarice BLYTH
              b. Abt 1887, Rochester, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1887, Rochester, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    2. Clara Winifred BLYTH
              b. 1889, Rochester, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Apr 1974, Hastings, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    3. Alice Miro BLYTH
              b. 22 Sep 1894, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Jan 1988, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Person ID I2067  Staley
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2014 

    Father Jonathan BLYTH
              b. 6 Dec 1849, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Aug 1919, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Alice TONKS
              b. 1863, Kyneton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Jan 1910, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1886  Kyneton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Florence Mabel NICHOLSON
              b. Abt 1897
              d. 13 Mar 1948, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 1929  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harold Brett BLYTH
              b. 1931, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 May 2005, Phuket, Thailand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2008 
    Family ID F1376  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emily Aroha ELLIS
              b. 23 Jun 1904, Waihi, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Apr 1973, Torbay, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 1950  Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2008 
    Family ID F1377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1950 - Auckland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1965 - Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Feb 1965 - Auckland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • He was an excellent swimmer in local competitions he was well known and successful, prior to WW1. He enlisted in the Army on 28 Aug. 1914 (No. 2/973) as Trumpeter/Gunner in the N.Z. Field Artillery, 4th. Howitzer Battery, he saw overseas action and rose to Acting Bombardier, he was wounded at Gallipoli, this eventually led to him being discharged medically unfit for war service, on 17 Aug. 1918. He was able to enlist again in the Army as a Driver in WW2 (No. 801197) on 28 Jan. 1942, he didn't leave N.Z., in May 1943 he was a passenger in a truck that crashed, he received some injuries which again led to him being discharged on a part pension on 28 Aug. 1943.

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] Federation Index, Victoria. BDM 1889-1901 on CD, 13397 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S145] Waitakere City Council, Cemetery Search Online, Soldiers Ash Burial K Row 2a Plot 82 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S145] Waitakere City Council, Cemetery Search Online.